Aug 06

Lebanon investigates blast amid rising anger, calls for change

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese officials targeted in the investigation of the massive blast that tore through Beirut sought to shift blame for the presence of explosives at the city’s port, and the visiting French president warned Thursday that without serious…

Jan 19

Beirut braces for more violence, after night of riots

Dozens of anti-government protesters gathered in Lebanon’s rainy capital on Sunday, as security forces braced for more rioting after a night of violence left hundreds wounded. Security forces, including Lebanese military, were heavily deployed across downtown Beirut after the worst…